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Google Page Layout Algorithm Update Should Be Easier To Recover From Google Page Layout Algorithm Update Should Be Easier To Recover From
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Remember the days when you could design your site any way you wanted to, and not have to worry about whether or not it would affect the chances of people actually finding your content in the first place? Those days …

Arlen Specter Dies at 82, Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter Dies at 82, Pennsylvania Senator

The political world mourns today as we lose a loyal servant to Pennsylvania, Arlen Specter, who recently changed his political affiliation from Republican to Democrat. Arlen Specter, a Kansas native, moved to Pennsylvania during his college years, where he attended …

Online Ad Revenues Reach Historic High Online Ad Revenues Reach Historic High

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has released a report on Internet ad revenues, which the organization says climbed to an all-time high of $17 billion in the first half of 2012. This is, in fact, a 14% year-over-year increase (compared …

Google EMD Update: What Is Its Real Impact? Google EMD Update: What Is Its Real Impact?
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As you may have noticed, Google has been announcing a lot of algorithm changes lately. This big round of “weather reports” kicked off a couple weeks ago, when Matt Cutts announced the EMD update. He described it as a “minor” …

Player Gets Creative With Dishonored Assassinations [VIDEO] Player Gets Creative With Dishonored Assassinations [VIDEO]

The reviews for Dishonored were overwhelming great. The game was lauded for its stealth gameplay, level design, and imaginative art direction. The phrase “game of the year” popped up more than once. The one negative aspect of Dishonored that took …

Spice Girls, the Debate, and Zumba Class Spice Girls, the Debate, and Zumba Class

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Darkstalkers Resurrection Brings Back Capcom’s Best Fighting Franchise Darkstalkers Resurrection Brings Back Capcom’s Best Fighting Franchise

Everybody has a favorite Capcom fighter. Some like the elegance of Street Fighter whereas others like the fast and furious gameplay of Marvel vs. Capcom 3. As for me, I was always a fan of Darkstalkers. Capcom created one of …

FTC’s Google Antitrust Decision May Come In November [Report] FTC’s Google Antitrust Decision May Come In November [Report]
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Although a decision on whether or not to move forward with an antitrust suit against Google was expected about a month ago, it looks like the decision has been made, and that the FTC may pursue such action. Reuters is …

Sexy Halloween Costumes Have Hit A New Low Sexy Halloween Costumes Have Hit A New Low
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Whatever happened to girls wearing lingerie and some form of animal ears when they want to be sexy for Halloween? It may not endear them to feminists, but it’s far preferable to, say, “Sexy Ear Of Corn”. Takes all kinds, …

Facebook Tests New Search Box Placement Facebook Tests New Search Box Placement
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Although it may just be a simple test (Facebook does hundreds of them every year) without the motivation that I’m about to assign it, Facebook is trying out a new top navigation bar setup for some users. The new format …

Mozilla And Facebook Testing Social API In Firefox Beta Mozilla And Facebook Testing Social API In Firefox Beta
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Mozilla has had a hand in developing many of the Web APIs that Chrome, Firefox and others have been implementing over the last year. The non-profit company is now developing its latest Web API that has the potential to make …

Google Has A New Show About Developer Tools Google Has A New Show About Developer Tools

Google has a new show for developers called The Breakpoint. The company uploaded the first episode to its Google Developers YouTube channel, and it stars programmers Paul Irish and Addy Osmani. The Breakpoint, Google says, will be dedicated to developer …

Microsoft Windows 8 Pre-Orders Now Available Microsoft Windows 8 Pre-Orders Now Available

Microsoft today announced that DVD copies of the Windows 8 Pro upgrade are now available for pre-order at select retailers. The operating system upgrade will cost customers $70, and customers running Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista, and Windows …

Here Are Some Great Discussions From LinkedIn’s BrandConnect 12 Event Here Are Some Great Discussions From LinkedIn’s BrandConnect 12 Event

LinkedIn held its BrandConnect12 event in New York last week, which included a number of interesting marketing discussions with numerous professionals. LinkedIn has now made video of many of these available via its YouTube channel. So, if you wanted to …

Microsoft Is Betting $1.5 Billion That You’ll Love Windows 8 Microsoft Is Betting $1.5 Billion That You’ll Love Windows 8

Microsoft has already made it known that they have extremely high hopes for Windows 8. The company has compared the launch of its newest operating system to the launch of Windows 95. It’s going to change everything, or so they …

President Obama Probably Doesn’t Approve This Message from Pauly Shore President Obama Probably Doesn’t Approve This Message from Pauly Shore
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In the world of political endorsements, I’m not exactly sure where Pauly Shore ranks. Maybe somewhere between Lindsay Lohan and Kid Rock. I guess it really doesn’t matter how the President of the United States feels about it, because Pauly …

Chocolate S’More Brownies Are What You Need Chocolate S’More Brownies Are What You Need
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Chocolate has many redeeming qualities; if it’s in dark form, it’s slightly bitter and rich in antioxidants and even iron. Milk chocolate is less good for you, but fills in for a lack of love or a social life. Or …

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Injunction Lifted by Court Samsung Galaxy Nexus Injunction Lifted by Court

A federal U.S. Appeals Court this week threw out a lower court’s preliminary injunction that Apple won against the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Samsung had requested the injunction be lifted, though sales of the Galaxy Nexus were disrupted for only a …

Here’s What Yahoo’s Homepage Is About To Look Like [Report] Here’s What Yahoo’s Homepage Is About To Look Like [Report]
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Yahoo is reportedly rolling out a new redesign to its homepage. It’s not dramatically different, but it’s different. Business Insider has gotten ahold of a couple of screen shots. Here’s the one showing what it looks like above the fold: …

Helmut Haller Dies at 73, German World Cup Footballer Helmut Haller Dies at 73, German World Cup Footballer

For those who are into classic football history, or have been watching the World Cup since the 1960s, I am sure you are aware of who Helmut Haller was. Haller was a well-known German footballer who unfortunately passed away this …

Young, American, Women Dominate the Twitterverse Young, American, Women Dominate the Twitterverse

Social media marketing firm Beevolve looked at over 36 million Twitter profiles and used their own software to analyze them to find out what Twitter users looks like across the globe. Using profile pics, tweets, names, and bios, they were …

Miley Cyrus’ Tattoo Continued On Fiance’s Arm Miley Cyrus’ Tattoo Continued On Fiance’s Arm
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Miley Cyrus has several tattoos, but one in particular has people buzzing this week. Cyrus had part of a Roosevelt quote inked on her arm over the summer, and now her fiance, “Hunger Games” star Liam Hemsworth, has the rest …

Google Accused Of Violating Your Privacy Again Google Accused Of Violating Your Privacy Again
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Google violates your privacy in all kinds of awful ways, or at least that’s what the online privacy proponents would have you believe. The last major privacy hurdle Google had to jump involved the company’s Street View service. Some investigations …

New ZombiU Trailer Shows Infested Tower of London New ZombiU Trailer Shows Infested Tower of London

Ubisoft has certainly thrown its lot in with Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U console. The game publisher has eight different games coming to the new system during its extended launch window, including Assassin’s Creed III, Rabbids Land, and Rayman Legends. It’s …